Billboard Equates Obama's Policies with Holmes' Killing Spree

The equates the actions of the president's foreign policies to the acts of Holmes, who's suspected of killing 12 people in the theater shooting.

Also features a nice tagline "Making Statism Unpopular"

The group that owns the board, The Ralph Smeed Foundation, says it wants to draw attention to military men and women dying overseas.

"(It's) way over the line, and I am not an Obama supporter," Said someone claiming not to be an Obama supporter...

Great Activism!

mport1 3 years 10 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago

I'd love to see an organization that goes around doing radical, eye catching things such as this. While many people will likely be offended, it will get some people to stop and think, and will certainly grab some headlines. It is a relatively low cost form of activism.

There is plenty of this kind of stuff on the internet, but I get the feeling a lot of "normal" people aren't exposed to these types of radical messages. I've seen a ton of great memes like this posted of Facebook over the past several months.

This story is already being covered in a number of more high profile places:

Billboard - Great Activism!

kelvin 3 years 10 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago

Yes, now I have been seeing it popping up all over the web news. I see Angel Clark submitted it as show prep as well.

A friend of mine who is great libertarian free-thinker pointed out how much better it would have been if it had shown Bush 43 instead of Holmes. And maybe made reference to how you pretty much never see war protesters anymore (except maybe in Keene :) since O'Bamma got in.

I believe this billboard is in Caldwell, ID, a very conservative even for Idaho. Vote the straight Repubican ticket, etc,

The Billboard activism concept is great! You can't often get someone to listen to FTL, but Like a bumper sticker, you can't help but read it. And if you are bored in traffic, you may even take some time to think about what the heck it means.

If you had a plan, you could have a related series of billboards walking the "normals" through some aspect of freedom philosophy, the readers get a new lesson every month after they have had time to research and contemplate and discuss the last one. I wonder how much it costs to do a "normal" sized Billboard and change the message every month or so.

Air Times & Contact

LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern

Call toll-free:

You can also Skype us.

Join our Email List

Stay up to date with the latest about Free Talk Live, and receive our Weekly Digest email - the most popular stories for the week from our front page and also the week's audio highlights!

See our past emails.

Free Talk Live 2.5

Welcome Free Talk Live 2.5! Now, with Reddit!
You'll need a Reddit account before you can vote on and submit show prep. (That is different from your FTL/AMP account.)

The content here is the same as you will see on the FTL Subreddit.

Enjoy the site and thanks for submitting your content!


Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 0 guests online.
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Watch the Ridley Report
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Liberty Stickers
Mark Warden - New Hampshire Realtor
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
shiny badges
Advertise Market Promote with AMP
Free Keene - NH Liberty Activism
Free State Project
Join the Shire Society
Free Talk Live Image
Freedom's Phoenix